214 Medical articles on Obstetrics & gynaecology More than 3853 items endorsed by the best medical specialists

Endometriosis: is your quality of life at risk?

Affecting one in 10 women of reproductive age, endometriosis is the second most common gynaecological condition in the UK. Despite this, it can take years to be diagnosed and treated, causing debilitating pain and very heavy periods to disrupt the quality of life of many women. Ms Pushpakala Maharajan, highly esteemed consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist, provides a comprehensive overview of the condition, explaining what are the dangers if endometriosis is left untreated and at what stage is surgery required.

What can happen during childbirth trauma?

Childbirth trauma, of some degree, can occur in up to 85 per cent of all women who conceive vaginally. In this article, esteemed London-based consultant obstetrician, gynaecologist, and urogynaecology subspecialist, Dr Alex Digesu, explains in more detail what exactly can occur during childbirth trauma, and discusses the treatment options available to women who suffer childbirth trauma.

What you should know about robotic gynaecological surgery

Robotic-assisted laparoscopy avoids the risks of traditional surgery for myomectomy, also known as fibroid or uterine myoma removal. It's a welcome innovation for those who require this procedure. Highly-experienced consultant gynaecologist Mr Simon Butler-Manuel expertly answers frequently-asked questions about the method in this informative article. Read on to find out more.

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